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Belgium, Ghent, ca. 1475
MS M.484 fol. 42v

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Apocalypse: Seal VII, Trumpets given and Apocalypse: Angel with Censer -- Within mandorla, Christ, nimbed, holding scepter with right hand is seated on arc. At His feet, Lamb, nimbed stands on altar. They are flanked by four (sic) angels, three holding straight trumpets, the fourth holding s-shaped trumpet. Fifth angel stands below holding censer. All are surrounded by clouds.
Grisaille miniature with color wash.
Margins decorated with border of floreate rinceaux.
Illustration of Revelation 8:1-3.

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